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Curiosity changes the brain to boost memory and learning.

Emma Saville, The Conversation The more curious we are about a topic, the easier it is to remember ...

Are music lessons the key to smarter kids?

My youngest son is now 13, but when he was four, he started piano lessons. Four years old ...

The upside of anger.

We tend to think of our emotions such as anger, sadness or guilt, as something to avoid at ...

The creative-right vs analytical-left brain myth: debunked!

I’m a neuroscientist by trade. Popular culture would most likely label me 'logical, detail-oriented and analytical' (which I ...

Your life’s purpose. Why finding your passion is essential to maintaining brain health.

I've been writing this brain health blog since 2013, and it has changed my life and my career ...

Growing resilient children. 10 neuroscience facts all parents and teachers should know.

By Mariana Rickmann PhD. What do parents who also happen to be scientists (like me) do when faced with ...

Imagine this: mental imagery strengthens neural circuits.

Imagine this: thinking about exercise strengthens your muscles, even if you don’t move an inch. Mental imagery not ...

Seven tips to cultivate your creative brain.

Our very human capacity for creative thought and innovation has enabled people to survive and prosper on Planet ...

How to break bad habits using neuroscience

What are habits? Your brain is fundamentally lazy. When it can, it wires thoughts, emotions, or behaviours into ...

Knitting your way to a healthier, happier mind

I've been proudly involved with Neural Knitworks since its inception, sharing the latest article out on this fabulous ...

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9 Daily Habits of Highly Healthy Brains

Learn how to use neuroscience in your everyday life.